THEBANKS5 - 20150301_155946Pastor Ken Banks has been at Connection Church since July of 2006. He graduated from Bethany Bible College (BA) in 1993 and Indiana Wesleyan University (MA) in 2004. He was ordained in 1995 at Beulah Camp. Ken is married to April (Myers) Banks and they have three children, Colby, who is 13 years old; Adasa, who is 10, and Brayden, who is 8.

Ken was born in Indiana, USA in 1971, but grew up in Fredericton, NB. While there, he attended Corbett Avenue Wesleyan Church and became a Christian at the age of 8.

Among his likes are – the Indiana Jones movies; the Lord of the Rings / Hobbit Trilogies and Star Wars. He enjoys spending time with his family, travelling, hunting, boating, eating cashews, drinking Dr. Pepper and cheering for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Pastor Ken has served previously at Westchester Wesleyan Church (93-97); Lower Brighton Wesleyan Church (97-06); and as Chair of Riverside Wesleyan Camp from 2000-2006.


Pastors Sonja and David Hartlen began serving at Connection Church on August 19th, 2018. Pastor Sonja is our Pastor of Children and Family Life while David is the Pastor of Connection. They currently have 1 daughter, Adeline and are expecting another child in October.